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Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw pitches two perfect innings in spring debut
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw pitches two perfect innings in spring debut

Clayton Kershaw's earned-run average in the Cactus League last year was 9.20. The year before that, it was 4.18. If Kershaw looked in recent springs like a pitcher who still required time to fine-tune his mechanics, he appeared on Thursday as if he was already in midseason form. Making his first start of the exhibition season, Kershaw pitched two perfect innings in the Dodgers' 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox. He struck out three batters and threw only 20 pitches. "It felt good to throw strikes," Kershaw said. "It felt good to work in all my pitches and make some adjustments when I needed to. Overall, good first day." Behind the plate was...

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